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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1...
How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...

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Queens College to host reading by English author
Stephen Maitland-Lewis was always fascinated by the Holocaust while growing up in in post-World War II England as a Jewish boy. In his latest work of fiction, Emeralds Never Fade, Lewis brings the ...
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quinn’s plan to cut commute times, improve transit
Calls for greater role for NYC mayor in MTA
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18-story Flushing hotel wants more flexibility
CB7 votes on transient hotel
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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A little more 'comfort' in Kissena Park
After decades of advocating for an outhouse in the Kissena Corridor Park, the Parks Department finally erected a public bathroom for local residents. Last Friday, Comptroller John Liu, Queens Parks...
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Residents look to put brakes on parking plan
NYCHA will raise parking rates to make up for cuts
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Candidates in Queens beep race meet in Bayside
Bayside stayed out late last Thursday night as Borough President candidates; Tony Avella, Leroy Comrie, Everly Brown, Barry Grodenchik, Melinda Katz, Jose Peralta and Peter Vallone, Jr. met for an ...
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Halloran, Smith arrested by feds on bribery charges
Queens GOP vice chairman Vincent Tabone also arrested in sting
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Labor strike continues at Trade Fair
Call for store to end lockout of meat dept. employees
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'new deal' for Roosevelt Avenue
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras last week announced her “7 Improvements Under The 7 Train” proposal to clean and revitalize Roosevelt Avenue. “If you take a walk down Roosevelt Avenue, there is no de...
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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NE Queens residents sound off on airplane noise
Northeast Queens residents upset about the increase in plane noise over their neighborhoods got a chance to make some noise of their own at a meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ...
Mar 21, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another Douglaston home lost to history?
Residents call on LPC to approve historic district
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Legendary coach dies at 82
Jack Curran, the influential coach at Archbishop Molloy high school for the past 55 years, died last Thursday. He was 82. Last month, Curran fell and broke his kneecap while he was on his way to ch...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairness Coalition of Queens report critical of USTA expansion
Community members and elected officials gathered once again in an effort to protect their parkland at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park from the proposed expansion from the United States Tennis Associat...
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Is the time right for an increase in the minimum wage?
Support growing, but it could hurt small biz
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LIC breaks ground on affordable housing residential buildings
Hunter’s Point South residents to expand
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OTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday discussed the need for their countries to work together on issues such as drug trafficking and trade. The two leaders met ahead of a North American summit in Ottawa on Wednesday that will also include Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Pena Nieto told reporters after the meeting that he had accepted Obama's invitation to visit the United States one final time before Obama leaves the White House in January. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by James Dalgleish)
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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama walk together at the National Gallery of Canada at the start of the North American Leaders' Summit in OttawaBy Roberta Rampton and David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada, the United States and Mexico on Wednesday vowed to deepen their economic ties, pushing back against anti-free-trade sentiment that has shifted political debate in the United States and Europe. The three nations are member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has vowed to renegotiate or scrap if he wins November's election. U.S. President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Enrique Pena Nieto, meeting at a "Three Amigos" summit in Ottawa, said an efficient North American economy was vital for creating good-paying, middle-class jobs.


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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada, the United States and Mexico on Wednesday demanded that all major steel-producing nations make a strong and immediate commitment to address the problem of excess capacity in the industry. A joint statement called for an end to government subsidies and supports that artificially maintain capacity, but did not name any country. The United States has acted several times to counter what it says is dumping of some Chinese steel products. (Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by James Dalgleish)
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